Sermons from September 2019

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God’s Purpose for Me (and You!)


Psalm 138  A popular evangelistic tract starts with “God loves you and has a wonderful plan for your life.” The first half is absolutely true! However, I wonder what people think of when they hear the second part. Health? Wealth? Lack of trouble in life? Peace within the home? It all depends on how we […]

Why Can’t We All Just Get Along


Psalm 133  “They’ll know we are Christians by our squabbling.” Okay, that’s not how it goes, but in the Christian community, it seems like it sometimes. Of course, we will have differences, but nonetheless, Jesus prayed for our unity. Is it even possible? Join us as we tackle a short Psalm with a strong statement […]

#7: Pride!


Psalm 131  Several people have told me I am an excellent math tutor. And after a while, I believed it. Then, someone asked for help with AP Calculus. Oops. Then I met another tutor whose math knowledge is out the roof. Oops again. I needed a couple of life-lessons to remind me to not let […]

The Blessing Of Kids


Psalm 127  Almost every child says or does something funny that their parent never forgets. And that parent tells that story to people – sometimes (like me), over and over again. And almost every kid does or says something that pushes their parent’s buttons. Sometimes accidentally, but sometimes on purpose! Sometimes kids wear parents out. […]

Help From Above


Psalm 121 We were moving from Victoria, Texas, to Phoenix. We had the U-Haul; we had packed all the goodies in the house. But as anyone who has moved knows, the process of moving is never easy. And of course, the process of loading a truck so that nothing gets left behind and so that […]